Tuesday, 31 March 2020
Blog reader Desmond has sent us this alert. We would do well to check the SPR website to find out our polling station. Upon checking, I found that my son's voting station has been changed from St. Xavier's...
It was coming all along. This chart, courtesy of political scientist Johan Saravanamuttu, clearly shows how the 'tsunami' started building up two decades ago in the post-Reformasi general election of 1999. And when it finally swelled to a tipping...
So Anwar will be de facto leader, Mahathir the chairman and Wan Azizah the president of the coalition. Who could have imagined. But the people and civil society too must play a big role in putting forward their aspirations...
Some 2,000 people thronged a Mahathir ceramah in the parliamentary constituency of Tasik Gelugor in mainland Penang last night in a sign that his Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia is making inroads in Umno strongholds. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYvbsvTpr1M https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSiHANm0O0c More to follow.
The seat breakdowns for the peninsula among Pakatan Rakyat parties in 2013 and Pakatan Harapan parties in 2018. (The 2013 figures were provided to me by a source from PKR. Let me know if any corrections.): 2013 2018 PKR 64 51 Pas 65 - Bersatu - 52 Amanah - 27 DAP 36 35 Total 165 165   Interesting breakdown. On...